Figuring out what breed we have...

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by ssharrett, Aug 9, 2013.

  1. ssharrett

    ssharrett New Egg

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    Most of our birds are easy to tell what they are except these 4 rescues we took in. They are the size of our B B Reds. They have heavily feathered feet
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  2. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    They're bantams?, they look like d'Uccles, are the combs single?
     
  3. chic0chick

    chic0chick Out Of The Brooder

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    That multi colored one is a D'Uccles. The orange one looks like a buff orpington. The white one could be a cochin or silkie.
     
  4. ssharrett

    ssharrett New Egg

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    All 4 are bantom, have single combs, are about the size of my B B Reds. All have feathered feet
     
  5. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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  6. chickita12

    chickita12 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    The golden is a BO. The rest look like D´Uccles. Maybe you could get us a photo that is more Close-up? Thanks!
     
  7. ssharrett

    ssharrett New Egg

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    So there is a bantam BO? Sorry for the fuzzy photos but it was so hot outside and my camera came out from a cool house
     
  8. Kelsie2290

    Kelsie2290 True BYC Addict Premium Member

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    There are buff orpington bantams, for instance Cackle Hatchery sells them. I am confused about how many chickens there are, are there four with feathered feet or only three, and then is the fourth one you are talking about the buff orpinton looking one in the pictures above that does not have feathered feet?
     
  9. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Yes, there are bantam Buff Orpingtons. Every breed of chicken recognized by the American Poultry Association has a bantam counterpart, except in the case of the Barnevelder.
     
  10. ssharrett

    ssharrett New Egg

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    OK, pardon my confusion!! We have 3 D'Uccles, one gold with dots and two whitish cream THEN there is Goldy who has no feathers on her feet but is a bantom also
     

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